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While it has long been thought that the most direct health effect linked to the sanitation crisis in the Black Belt was due to soil-transmitted hookworm, a study led by UAB found no evidence of transmission.
The study found that 70-75 percent of all participants, regardless of whether they were already on blood pressure medications or not, were likely to see a reduction in their blood pressure if they lowered the sodium in their diet.
Cong’s research indicates the increased vulnerability of older adults to climate change impacts while also highlighting their resilience capacity in the face of disasters, offering valuable insights for policy development and disaster preparedness.
Launched during the Delta surge, the UAB-led program aimed to keep Alabama’s school open for in-person instruction through free and voluntary services such as asymptomatic testing and HEPA filters.
Since 1985, the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults study has examined the factors that contribute to the development of cardiovascular disease to better understand the natural history of cardiovascular disease over the adult life course.
$46 million awarded by NIH to UAB and partners allows researchers to continue following participants enrolled in the national Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study.
This UAB couple traveled seven seas to live their dream of getting quality higher education in the United States and are graduating together with their doctoral degrees this summer. 
Despite fewer drivers on the roads and fewer injuries per accident, fatal crashes in Alabama increased by 26 percent over the three years from 2020 through 2022.
Because hypertension and uncontrolled blood pressure are major risk factors for heart disease and stroke, achieving equity in heart and brain health in the United States cannot be reached without paying attention to social determinants of health, a study shows.
Led by Rouzbeh Nazari, Ph.D., the UAB Sustainable Smart Cities Research Center has been awarded $1 million by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture under the United States Department of Agriculture.
The programs were created for students who hope to enhance their skills regarding LGBTQ-related research and advocacy. Applications for the undergraduate and graduate-level certificates are now open for coursework to begin in fall 2023.
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